Improving Amtrak passenger train service into and out of this region is almost as important as improving the connecting Metro Rail service. That from a meeting Tuesday night sponsored by Citizens for Regional Transit.
The NFTA is looking at a 1,600-foot extension of the Metro Rail, wrapping around First Niagara Center and running toward Michigan Avenue and the Cobblestone District. It would include a new station along South Park Avenue.
Citizens for Regional Transit unveiled plans for a gondola lift system on Buffalo's waterfront at Hallwalls Monday. Some envision the system as a key part in developing a waterfront that would attract hundreds of thousands of visitors.
Could a system of gondola lifts successfully carry visitors along the city's waterfront? The group Citizens for Regional Transit wants to explore the concept during a public meeting this afternoon at Hallwalls.